Johnson & Johnson Careers

【Legal】Law Department Staff

Chiyoda, Tokyo-To

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805664495W

【General and Patent Law related matters】
Successful candidate will primarily be working on below matters under the supervision of senior counsel and senior patent attorneys
-General Law (Consumer)
Contracts review
Update and maintenance of contract templates
Promotion material review of Consumer related advertisement and promotional material
 Legal research
Document management and day-to-day support for the counsel and the attorneys
-Patent (70% Pharm; 30% Medical and Consumer)
Contact window for patent info confirmation from business and provide the info with a little attorney supervision
Update and manage patent info database
Maintain patent documents and other related documents in an electronic format and/or a paper format accessible to the attorneys
Support the attorneys in preparing patent applications especially patent term extension applications in pharm field, including communicating with an outside counsel 
Prepare patent and its related training/guideline materials to business
Candidates should also possess the following skills and personal characteristics:
•Be strong and effective in analyzing complex issues.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in communicating legal concepts and rules to internal non-legal stakeholders.
•Open-minded to new ideas, changes and challenges with flexibility
•Business Oriented - ability to proactively engage with business to find practical solutions and partner with them to implement desired actions.
•Ability to work proactively and effectively in a multi-national company and cross-border environment.
•Comfortable working as part of a team and keen to interact with diverse group of people spanning a broad range of business teams and within our client organizations.
•Be trustworthy and reliable with a strong sense of integrity and exemplify high ethical, legal and compliance standards at J&J.

【Required experience and skills】
-3-years+ experience as a lawyer handling general corporate matters or an in-house general/IP legal staff or a technical staff in a patent law firm
-Judicial Scrivener(司法書士)/ Certified Specialist of Intellectual Property Management(知的財産管理技能士)and other quasi legal qualification in Japan is preferable.
-English reading/writing skill which enable to communicate by email in English (TOEIC 730+)
Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson K.K. (8235)
Job Function
Requisition ID